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Session.GetObjectsFromQuery(XPClassInfo, String) Method

Executes a SQL query and returns its result set as a collection of non-persistent objects.

Namespace: DevExpress.Xpo

Assembly: DevExpress.Xpo.v19.1.dll

Declaration

public ICollection GetObjectsFromQuery(XPClassInfo classInfo, string sql)
Public Function GetObjectsFromQuery(classInfo As XPClassInfo, sql As String) As ICollection
public ICollection GetObjectsFromQuery(XPClassInfo classInfo, string sql)
Public Function GetObjectsFromQuery(classInfo As XPClassInfo, sql As String) As ICollection

Parameters

Name Type Description
classInfo XPClassInfo

An XPClassInfo object which contains the metadata information on a non-persistent class corresponding to the query's result set. The class must be decorated with NonPersistentAttribute.

sql String

A String value that specifies an SQL query.

Parameters

Name Type Description
classInfo XPClassInfo

An XPClassInfo object which contains the metadata information on a non-persistent class corresponding to the query's result set. The class must be decorated with NonPersistentAttribute.

sql String

A String value that specifies an SQL query.

Returns

Type Description
ICollection

A collection of non-persistent classInfo objects instantiated with data obtained via the specified SQL query.

Returns

Type Description
ICollection

A collection of non-persistent classInfo objects instantiated with data obtained via the specified SQL query.

Remarks

This method performs the following:

  • Executes the specified SQL query and obtains the query result as a result set.
  • Populates a collection with classInfo objects that are instantiated with the result set's data. The type and the order of classInfo members should exactly match the result set's columns. Note that classInfo should represent a non-persistent class decorated with a NonPersistentAttribute.
Note

The GetObjectsFromQuery method throws an exception if classInfo members include any of the following:

  • A property that is not defined within the classInfo object.
  • A struct type member.
  • A reference to a class with a struct type member.
  • A collection used in object relations.

To learn more about executing SQL queries in XPO and retrieving objects from query results, refer to Direct SQL Queries.

See Also